“Abstinence is necessary for us not just because of our [physical addictions] but because only when we begin experiencing life without resorting to quick fixes are we able to grow psychologically and spiritually.”
~ Phillip Z., A Skeptic’s Guide To The 12 Steps
Perfectionism has no place in recovery.
It takes time to absorb our program, and we do that during our down time,
not while we’re working. It makes no sense to cram, because
the program has only one criterion: improvement.
IF WE’RE NOT HAVING ANY FUN, WE’RE DOING IT WRONG!
We have to take time to smell the roses.